It’s the most wonderful time of the year! Come join us next Thursday, December 9th, from 5-6pm, for the First Annual Tree Lightning Ceremony at the Juan Pablo Duarte Triangle Park! ¡Es la época más maravillosa del año! ¡Únase a nosotros el próximo jueves 9 de diciembre, de 5 a 6 pm, en el Parque Triángulo Juan … Continue reading Annual Tree Lightning Ceremony
Have you seen “La Casita” at the JPD Community Space?Inspired by the vernacular constructions of DR, and created by the artist Domingo Cruz, it’s made of almost 100% recycled wood. Special thanks to the artist and Crudo Creates. JPD Community Space is open from Monday to Friday, 11am to 3pm. Stop by to see this … Continue reading “La Casita” is now at JPD Community Space
Music, food, art, family, and a COVID #vaccination service! The 22nd edition of El Festival Del Boulevard happened on on June 5th, 2021, from 10am to 6pm, on St Nicholas Ave (between 181st and 188st), with a special presentation by El Prodigio and more. Thank you for coming! ¡22 años de alegría en El Festival … Continue reading 22 years of joy at El Festival Del Boulevard!
Nuestros vecinos en 74-78 Post Avenue sufrieron un incendio devastador en la noche del martes. 35 adultos y 16 niños han sido desplazados y muchos lo han perdido todo. Tenemos la bendición de que nadie resultó gravemente herido. A medida que estas familias comienzan a reconstruir, nos hemos unido para ayudar con las necesidades básicas, alimentos, … Continue reading Incendio en Washington Heights: vea como puede ayudar
You’re invited to this exhibition that will be held at JPD Community Space! Diana is a self taught artist who uses discarded materials (canvas, wires, plastic, electronic parts) to make her art. Through mixed media and a fusion of painting and sculpture, she has explored topics that prevail nature, culture, religion and more. She envisions … Continue reading The Reimagine Exhibition by Diana Grace at the Juan Pablo Duarte Foundation Community Space
JPD is happy to support the VOTE MURAL, a project on Broadway and Dyckman St. by the local artist Daniel Bonilla! Come check it out! It’s only for one month. ¡JPD se complace en apoyar VOTE MURAL, un proyecto en Broadway y Dyckman St. del artista local Daniel Bonilla! ¡Ven a verlo! Es solo por … Continue reading Supporting the arts: the VOTE MURAL
NYC SALT creates opportunities in visual arts and pathways to college and career for under served New York City youth from diverse backgrounds who are dedicated to careers in the arts, by engaging them in a rigorous blend of professional photography instruction, college-preparatory workshops, and career exposure. Their goal is to help students who would … Continue reading Do you know a high schooler interested in photography or videography? NYC Salt Residency Program Application is open until August 31st!
Until August 15th, JPD Community Space will be hosting an art exhibition that showcases work from the Latina-French artist Paloma Garcia. The exhibit features a series of portraits, animal rights paintings and a cartoon animation illustrating Taino mythology. The exhibition is a reflection of Paloma’s artistic evolution and her multiple sources of inspiration. Hasta el … Continue reading New exhibition: Art, Tainos and Environment by Paloma Garcia
NYC Census 2020 is partnering with a firm that specializes in grassroots outreach that will be hiring canvassers to support our Get Out the Count campaign to increase self-response to the 2020 Census. They’re looking to hire dozens of paid canvassers, so if you are looking to use your organizing skills to assist our community in … Continue reading NYC Census is recruiting!
On June 30th, 2020, JPD Foundation hosted a Facebook Live with special guests to talk about our community returning to a “new normalcy”. The event marked the re-opening of the Foundation services since the lockdown in NYC caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. We discussed how Census participation can guarantee that our community gets the resources … Continue reading Virtual re-opening of JPD Foundation